Monday, 6 May 2013


I love discovering new words.
My latest favourite is nikhedonia : The pleasure of anticipating victory or success. Etymologically from Nike, the Greek goddess of victory; plus hedone, pleasure.
This is how I am feeling today as I prepare to spend the day gardening and transform the overgrown lawns, weeds and moss into something lovely to look at.
I wore:
Shoes - Clarks
Jeans - Tesco
Top - Boden


  1. I like new words too. I'll have to think of a way to work that one into a conversation. The curved hem on your top takes it out of the ordinary. I was getting kind of tired of striped tops but would buy this one.


  2. It's a lovely look! I particularly love the pattern mix of stripes and animal print.

  3. Oh, i never heard of that word. My first thought was that you had made it up.
    I Am actually waiting for rainy season to begin so i can start planting :)

  4. That IS a great word! Hope you had a day that was both successful and pleasurable! xxx

  5. They say you learn something new everyday, so thanks for sharing your new favourite word!

  6. Great new word, super smart outfit. Now, would you mind coming across the pond and sprucing up my yard while you're at it ;P

  7. We were gardening yesterday too, for the first time ever, we never had a garden before!

  8. Great word! And very cute outfit, as well. I always like a good Breton stripe!